Another hit in string of early morning armed robberies.
Updated 3:48 p.m. One more day, one more Waffle House robbed. Waffle House #307 at 1945 Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain was robbed early this morning, according to police. It is unknown if this robbery is connected with the others that have occurred in the Atlanta area. Norcross Police say that 18 robberies have occurred since July 27 that could be linked to the same two men. The hold-ups cover 12 different police jurisdictions, including six metro Atlanta counties, La Grange, Ga. and Auburn, Ala. The agencies are working closely together, with the Norcross Police Department serving as a central agency for compiling data, according to Sgt. Bill Grogan of the Norcross PD. A multi-jurisdictional meeting is planned for early next week, he…
Arrested in Alabama, the two men from Ellenwood, GA, are suspected of robbing 18 Waffle House restaurants.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Two suspects in a rash of robberies of Waffle House restaurants in metro Atlanta, including several in Gwinnett County, were arrested Saturday by police in Calera, AL, after apparently robbing another Waffle House there, according to articles in the Gwinnett Daily Post and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The arrests occurred after police responded to a Waffle House robbery at 4:15 a.m. in Calera, located south of Birmingham and just west of I-65, according to the newspaper accounts. One of the two suspects was caught after a short foot pursuit, police said. No injuries were reported. The two men were identified as Edwin Mitchell, 21, and DeAngelo Heard, 19, both of Ellenwood, GA, police said. They were being held in the Shelby County Jail in…